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Concerns new child abuse investigation unit not up to task

A campaigner for a public inquiry into historical child sex abuse has expressed concern that a unit established to deal with paedophiles will buckle under the weight of historical cases.

Published 21 April 2015

Judges order council to settle equal pay dispute within a month

Female workers at a council are due backdated pay of up to six figures stemming from an equal pay dispute going back over 10 years.

Published 21 April 2015

Hundreds of pro-cannabis campaigners light up in George Square

About 250 people turned up at George Square in Glasgow yesterday to lobby for the legalisation of cannabis.

Published 21 April 2015

Lindsays celebrates 200th anniversary

In celebration of its 200th anniversary, Lindsays has produced a timeline of the firm's history on its website which highlights key dates and images which mark changes for the firm over the years.

Published 21 April 2015

England: Transsexual fails in attempt to have birth certificate changed to hide original gender

A transgender woman has failed in a legal challenge at the High Court to a requirement that she must be recorded as the “father” of her two children on their birth certificates.

Published 21 April 2015

Good news for construction lawyers

Spring is in the air for the Scottish construction sector and most certainly for our sister publication Scottish Construction Now which is recording soaring traffic on its new website.

Published 20 April 2015

Young lawyers nominated for eco accolade

 

Published 20 April 2015

Jihadist in legal limbo

A former asylum seeker who was convicted for terror offences remains in prison despite having served his sentence, and has launched a new bid for freedom.

Published 20 April 2015

SNP manifesto challenges immigration rules, defends privacy

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has published a manifesto for the General Election that calls for changes to immigration rules in Britain and hits out at the Conservatives' proposed 'snoopers' charter'.

Published 20 April 2015

Former football club director’s action for repayment of loans refused

A former director of a Scottish Championship football team who loaned more than £200,000 to the club has failed in a legal action to recover the money.

Published 20 April 2015

Glasgow law centre in private rental reform bid

Govan Law Centre has launched a campaign which it hopes will give a voice to people in the private rent sector and lead to reforms.

Published 20 April 2015

Lord Neuberger 'fairness in courts' lecture distorted by media

Sections of the media have distorted a lecture given by Lord Neuberger, president of the Supreme Court to suggest he called for Muslim women to be allowed to wear a full veil while giving evidence in court.

Published 20 April 2015

Four solicitors promoted at Morton Fraser

Four solicitors have been promoted to partner at Morton Fraser, bringing the number of new partners at the Scottish law firm in the past year to eleven.

Published 20 April 2015